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What Are Social Security Claim Strategies?

The complexities of the Social Security retirement rules can be overwhelming. This is especially true as it relates to the advantages and disadvantages of choosing the best claim-date given your specific situation and retirement needs.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits Upon Spouses Death – Q & A

My husband passed away two months ago at age 68. I am 60 and work part-time as a real estate agent. I would like to know whether I am eligible to receive my husband’s social security benefits. My husband had both life insurance and a monthly pension from his work. How do I find out if I am entitled to my husband’s monthly social security benefits?

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Where To Store Personal Belongings And Important Legal Documents Safely?

End-of-Life planning is an essential conversation for elders to have with their children or caregiver. Failing to engage in these discussions can turn into chaos for the surviving family as they search for important end of life documents to resolve inheritance issues and to make sure the deceased has her wishes honored in a organized and respectful way.

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Being Your Parent’s Caregiver & Advocate – Handling The Stress

It was early morning when I was awakened by a call that my mother had suffered a massive stroke. My father had died about a year earlier from Cancer. My younger sister had taken care of our father and now it was my turn…

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What Is The Best Age To File For Social Security?

Filing for Social Security retirement benefits without knowing your options can preclude your spouse from cash benefit as well as precluding yourself from collecting two benefits.

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Both My Fiancé And Myself Are Physically Disabled. Is It True That Our SSA Benefits Will Be Reduced If We Get Married?

It is not uncommon for couples to exchange vows in order to take advantage of the tax deduction. Often the birth of a new baby is referred to as “our little tax deduction.” And the tax benefits continue for the blissfully betrothed when you throw in the mortgage interest deduction.

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California Elder Law Centers And Elder Care Directories

In California, being able to find reliable information on Elder Law Centers and Elder Care Services can be an essential part of your mobile search for your loved one, especially if you are in immediate need of locating Senior Living Services such as finding the right Home Care Nursing Service, Board-and-Care facility, Retirement Home, as well as putting together End-of-Life Legal Planning.

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Common Diseases Of The Elderly

Americans are living longer then ever before. With proper geriatric care, one can expect to not only live longer, but also enjoy a fuller and healthier life. While there is still no cure for “aging” and none expected anytime soon, the elder adult along with his or her loved ones must be ever vigilant in detecting unusual behavior and symptoms of geriatric disease.

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Aging Brains –Keeping Your Aging Parent Mentally Sharp

My mother has just turned 70 and is beginning to show signs forgetfulness. She is starting to forget things she used to remember like taking her car keys and being unable to remember phone numbers that used to be second nature to her…

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Aging And Emotional Wellbeing – Is There A Connection?

This might come as a surprise, but recent studies are finding that people actually tend to get happier as they age – not the reverse. When we reach middle age, that’s another story. In truth, people are most depressed when they reach middle age.

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